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The House Takes Action to Restore Airfare Transparency

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took action to restore airfare transparency by passing the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R. 4156). The bill overturns the 2012 regulation, instituted by the Department of Transportation (DOT) that prohibits airfare advertisements from … Continue reading

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#DemandTransparency

A two-year-old government regulation, overturning a 25-year practice, now enables the federal government to hide the outsized, ever-increasing tax amount that airline customers pay to the federal government. This is not pro-consumer. This is pro-government. Airlines are the only form … Continue reading

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ALPA Welcomes House Introduction of New Airfare Transparency Bill

ALPA applauded bipartisan legislation introduced in the House today that seeks to restore the transparency of airline ticket advertisement. The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R 4156) will improve transparency in airfare advertising by allowing advertisements for passenger air travel … Continue reading

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